Chris Hembrough said he wasn't looking for a new job. He's been the Executive Director of the local Big Brothers Big Sisters for the past 7 years.
"I wasn't looking around, but sometimes opportunities come your way, especially when trusted folks give you a lead of advice. So I threw my hat in the ring," Hembrough said.
Hembrough was selected as the new President and CEO of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, starting July 1.
The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce has announced the next President and CEO of the organization. Chris Hembrough will assume the duties in July.
Hembrough has served as Executive Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters since 2007. Before then, he managed Fink's Superior Cleaners for 5 years.
Hembrough is 1981 Griffin High graduate. He also starred on the football field, going to the University of Miami and playing on that school's 1983 national championship team.